In addition to our standard classical line
we also design and make custom carpets, typically versions of
our classical patterns in alternate sizes and border
configurations. We are also able to customize designs in
other ways, including varying colors, pile heights, end
finishes, and even the pattern details themselves in a manner
that maintains the integrity of the original designs. As in our standard
designs, in our custom carpets we use only handspun wool and
natural vegetal dyes. Although our focus is patterns that are
integrated with this classical tradition, we will
consider any reasonable proposal, for example a pattern inspired
by a particular traditional carpet that a client may love.
Based on our study of the classical Anatolian
designs we use a range of about a dozen colors. These are
all achieved using madder (reds), indigo (blues), dyers weld (yellows)
and natural whites and blacks.
As these are natural hand crafted
products, and all of our wool is handspun, there will be some
variation in the color a client might see in a yarn sample, a vagireh (actual carpet sample), and finished carpet.
We will always strive to satisfy a client’s
requests and needs within reason, but please understand that
part of the beauty and authenticity of our production is due to
this natural variation of abrash.
most difficult natural colors to fix precisely are greens and blue
greens, as these require a two step dying process, using both
indigo and dyers weld. Also, please note that our carpet colors
are highly saturated, with a very subtle “abrash” (color
variation within the yarn itself). This intensity of color
is quite dramatic and and important characteristic of our
For special orders, making vagirehs (woven
carpet sample) might be appropriate. These will typically add approximately
several weeks to the
process for each varigeh that is crafted.
Please don't hesitate to contact us or our dealers about
scheduling and pricing.